What’s COMING OUT (pun intended) this week? We love lgbtqia+ books and we want you to find ones you love, too!⁠ Thank you to bardicfool from Instagram for helping us out this time! Let us know anything that we missed in the comments! Independent books, especially, seem to pop up last minute so sometimes we do miss them! 🌈

This week is a little light, but we hope you find ones you absolutely love in this list!

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Jan. 4

  • Under Your Touch by Megs Pritchard
    • Club Electra Book 2
    • A club owner and his much younger bartender fall for each other, but an incident at the club threatens their growing relationship.
  • New Year, New Me: A Thorned Heart Press Anthology by Professor Blyss, Venus Eos, Jennifer Miller, K.D. Croft, et al
    • A collection of New-Year’s-themed short stories from popular romance authors.
  • A Little Fairy Dust by Mell Knight
    • A collection of fairy-tale-themed short stories.
  • Give Way by Valentine Wheeler
    • A retired man meets an intriguing stranger who may just turn his life upside down.

Jan. 5

  • Be Dazzled by Ryan La Sala
    • A talented cosplayer teams up with his ex–whom he still has feelings for–in order to compete in an important competition.
  • Siege of Rage and Ruin by Django Wexler
    • The Wells of Sorcery Book 3
    • After finally capturing an impossible ghost ship, a warrior mage returns home to hand over the ship in exchange for her sister’s life…but her home has changed, and the sisters’ reunion doesn’t go quite as planned.
  • The Mark of Things Unwanted by Alex Clifford
    • An immortal on the run falls in with a group of powerful witches.
  • Lava Red Feather Blue by Molly Ringle
    • A modern-day witch accidentally awakens a sleeping prince–and a dangerous fairy who wants to destroy all the humans on their island home.
  • Bane of the Bears by Helena Novak
  • Survival Kit by A. H. Haga and Anniken Haga
    • Two lovers fight the challenges of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and the living dead as they race to the safety.
  • Staying Alive by Merwin McCrady
    • A man losing sight of his dream to be an artist is contacted by his estranged father, who only has a short time left to live.
  • The Prophets by Robert Jones, Jr.
    • Two male slaves have their relationship–and their lives–threatened when another slave begins preaching the gospel in order to get in good with the master.
  • Black Queer Flesh: Rejective Subjectivity in the African American Novel by Alvin J. Henry
    • A look at how twentieth-century authors portray queer characters.
  • Wild Wild Wildlife by Hyougo Kijima
    • A BL manga anthology about a goatherd who is attacked by a lynx-man in the woods.
  • The Heiress: The Revelations of Anne de Bourgh by Molly Greeley
    • A novel set in the world of Austen’s Pride and Prejudice starring Anne de Bourgh, Darcy’s cousin, who fights to escape her sheltered life and live on her own terms.
  • Outlawed by Anna North
    • In order to save her own life, a woman joins a band of outlaws hatching a dangerous scheme to create a safe space for outcast women.
  • The New Doctor by Avery Summer
    • The Girl from Texas Book 1
    • A lesbian woman who grew up in a conservative Texas town tries to hide her sexuality now that she’s a doctor in LA, but her secret is threatened when a male coworker falls for her.
  • Demon’s Wish by Xenia Melzer
    • Demon Mates Book 1
    • A nervous bookshop owner who’s only interested in running a book club for magical creatures comes to the attention of a demon intrigued by his refusal to accept a free wish.
  • Revenge by Inge Mayhem
  • Tied up in Knots by Mary Calmes
    • Marshals Book 3
    • A US Marshal struggles with feelings of abandonment when his partner, a soldier, is often called away.

Jan. 6

  • Heart of Ash by Kathy Otten
    • During World War I, two pilots in the Royal Flying Corps fall for each other but question whether they’ll make it out of the war alive.
  • Bearly Standing by Kayci Morgan
    • Bears of Southoak Book 6
    • A woman on the down-and-out is given the opportunity to build herself back up when two bear shifters claim her as their mate.
  • Bearly Beginning by Kayci Morgan
    • Bears of Southoak Book 5
    • A female alpha bear shifter tries to juggle leading her clan, raising her child alone, and meeting two men who know more about her situation than they’re letting on.
  • Stars Collide by Mia Monroe
    • Written in the Stars Book 1
    • A hardworking science major gets stuck training a golden boy athlete, and much to their surprise, they bond over a love of science.

Jan. 7

  • Taken to Task by Kayci Morgan
    • A man who’s new to town uses a hookup app to meet someone for the night, but when he discovers his “straight” partner was acting on orders from a “Mistress,” he goes to investigate.
  • The Prince and the Thief by P.S. Scott
    • A jewel thief teams up with a prince trying to get some compromising letters back from his uncle, but when their relationship turns romantic, they’re faced with a conflict between the thief’s need to stand with the rebels and the prince’s duty to stand by the king.
  • The Real Story by Sienna Waters
    • A reporter in desperate need of a story ends up getting a job as an assistant to a juicy prospect, but when the two women begin to fall for each other, the reporter’s story becomes the least of her concerns.
  • Can You See Me? by Romilly King
    • The Outreach Book 1
    • A reporter and a vet suffering from PTSD are brought together by a program designed to help people safely explore various kinks.
  • Down by the Sea by Felice Stevens
    • The Landmark Series Book 3
    • A man struggles with a decision to return to England to study, which he may have to do without his partner.
  • Inspiration Takes a Vacation: An Epic Love Story by Annette Mori
    • A blocked writer meets a strange woman on the beach, and over the course of several days, they discover both their feelings for each other and the increasing danger as creative inspiration in their community begins to disappear.
  • I’m in Love with the Villainess (Light Novel) Vol. 2 by Inori and Hanagata
    • The second volume of a light novel series about a commoner and a noble who fall in love.

Jan. 8

  • Love Is a Stranger by John Wiltshire
    • More Heat Than the Sun Book 1
    • An ex-soldier falls in love with his enigmatic (and married) boss, who turns out to be keeping dangerous secrets of his own.
  • The Shape of Sex: Nonbinary Gender from Genesis to the Renaissance by Leah DeVun
    • A historical look at representations of hermaphrodites and changing concepts of gender.
  • Safe by Jessica Frances
    • In Midsummer Book 5
    • Two men struggle against sabotage, disaster, and even a killer to make it through their long-awaited wedding.
  • Razieh by Hayden West
    • Ascension Book 14
    • In a world where angels are on the brink of extinction, an angel meets and falls for a human, and the two both become targets.
  • Dear Daddy, Please Keep Me by Moriticia Knight
    • Naughty or Nice Book 7
    • A man looking for two older partners turns to a kink app and a little help from Santa.
  • Just a Little Madness by Merry Farmer
    • The Brotherhood Book 7
    • A high-society man reluctantly joins forces with a charismatic actor to track down a missing child, but their very different approaches become a threat to not only their growing relationship, but also to the safety of the kidnapped child.
  • An Ideal Man by Adonis Ramirez Parra
    • A Mexican boy who’s been forced to hide his sexuality escapes to the US, where he finds both heartache and love.
  • Captive in the Underworld: A Dark Lesbian Romance Novel by Lianyu Tan
    • A retelling of the Hades and Persephone myth in which Persephone struggles to find herself despite her overbearing mother Demeter and her captor, a female Hades.

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